Day: February 19, 2020

Orlando Magic to build new practice/health facility

Last week, before the NBA world headed off to Chicago for the 2020 NBA All-Star Weekend, the Orlando City Council voted to approve the sale of a plot of land to the Orlando Magic. That land, located between the Amway Center (home of the Magic) and Exploria Stadium (home of Major League Soccer’s Orlando City […]

Ramakrishna Paramahansa’s Birth Anniversary: Interesting Facts About the Indian Mystic

Born on 18 February, 1836, Gadadhar Chattopadhyay, who came to be known as Ramakrishna later in life, hailed from a poor Brahmin family from Kamarpukur village, in the Hooghly district of West Bengal. Most accounts say that the saint was given the title of ‘Paramahamsa’ (a Sanskrit religio-theological appellation honor bestowed to Hindu spiritual tutors […]

Oil near flat; virus impact offsets Libya supply disruptions

Oil prices were near flat on Tuesday, pressured by concerns over the impact on crude demand from the coronavirus outbreak in China, but prices drew support from a reduction in supply from Libya. Brent crude LCOc1 rose 8 cents to settle at $57.75 a barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude CLc1 futures were unchanged […]

Leaked images show TCL prototype phone with expandable, slide-out display

TCL is working on a new phone with a slide-out display, leaked images published by CNET suggest. Unlike devices that fold in half like the Motorola Razr or Samsung Galaxy Fold, the images show a phone that seems to work like an extendable dining table, with a second display that slides out from underneath the […]

Mississippi flooding: ‘Helpless feeling’ as up to 1,000 homes feared affected

Saturated by days of heavy rain, Mississippi’s Pearl River crested Monday and water levels are expected to fall later this week, the National Weather Service said, but flooding in the state and in Tennessee has affected hundreds of homes. “It’s just a helpless feeling,” said Patrick Crews, whose Mississippi neighborhood was flooded. “You can’t really […]